Located on the eastern Sinai peninsula of Egypt, Taba offers various wonderful activities for tourists from around the globe. Since the city is very close to the beach, most of the tourists are drawn to the sea for exciting watersports. In fact, Taba’s beaches are ideal for watersports activities and wouldn’t be wrong to declare them the most sought-after beaches during the holiday season. Some of the unique watersports activities you can enjoy at Taba include:
Tourists interested in waterskiing leave from the marina, which is located about 100 meters from the main centre in Taba. The main skiing area is protected from the prevailing North-East wind so tourists could enjoy wave free rides. The instructors teach novices and advanced learners using top of the line Hyperlite water-ski equipment.
Tourists who sign up for snorkelling in Taba are given a ride in the grand sailing ship called Henry De Monfreid. The cruise makes a stop at Farun Island (Pharaoh Island), which offers the best weather for snorkelling in the clear waters of the Red Sea. After a splendid lunch, the cruise sails back to the marina.
Taba’s beaches are ideal for watersports activities, the most popular of which is catamaran sailing. You have access to 15 catamaran sailing boats at the Red Sea Waterworld centre. As you start sailing, keep an eye on the shore to make sure you stay within the boundaries of national waters. Beginners have skippers at their disposal with which they can experience the thrill of high-speed sailing.
Miscellaneous Water Activities in Taba
Banana boat is a big hit in Taba, especially among families visiting here for holidays. Designed for maximum five people, a big banana boat is pulled behind a water-ski boat which drifts along the water effortlessly.
If you just want to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Red Sea, Pedalo boat is ideal for your holiday. The Sunset Cruise also offers a romantic and relaxing ride around the Red Sea with a sundown drink and oriental canapé style buffet.